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Test 3: Exclusive breastfeeding
Please choose the one, most correct answer to each question or statement.
- What is the best way of feeding a baby?
- Exclusive breastfeeding
- Mixed breastfeeding
- Formula feeding
- What is an important benefit of exclusive breastfeeding for the baby?
- The baby will gain weight from day one after birth
- It lowers the risk of infections
- Thses babies do not need to be fed at night
- What is an important problem with formula feeding?
- It is expensive and needs clean water
- Formula fed babies grow too fast
- Formula can only be given by bottle
- What is a complication of mixed feeding?
- Babies cry a lot
- The risk of HIV infection is increased
- It makes mothers lazy
- When should the normal infant be put to the breast for the first time?
- Only after 3 hours when the infant has been bathed
- After the mother has had a good sleep
- As soon after birth as possible
- Should an exclusively breastfed baby be given water to drink?
- Only when the weather is very hot
- Only when the baby does not want to drink from the breast
- An exclusively breastfed baby should not be given extra water feeds
- How should a baby be given expressed breast milk?
- With a bottle
- With a cup
- With a straw or teaspoon
- For how long should mothers exclusively breastfeed?
- For three months
- For six months
- For nine months
- What is a sign of good attachment?
- It is painful for the mother
- The baby’s chin does not touch the mother’s breast
- The nipple and most of the areola are taken into the baby’s mouth
- How should breastfeeding be promoted?
- Women should be told the advantages of breastfeeding in antenatal clinics
- Bottle feeding should be banned in hospitals and clinics
- The price of formula should be increased